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Goat Value Chain Analysis

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has selected us to undertake a study on ‘Goat value chain analysis in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Odisha’.

Considering potential of goat sub sector in poverty reduction of rural poor, IFAD and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation intent to launch a “Program Design for Public Private Producers Partnerships (PPPs) in Small Ruminants Value Chain Development in India”. The aim of the project is to demonstrate goat sub sectors potential in contributing to poverty reduction and where donors can partner with the private sector, public sector, and producers to effect large-scale productivity improvement in in Bihar, Odisha, and Uttar Pradesh.

The objective of the present study – Goat Value Chain Analysis is to provide an overall assessment of the goat sector and map its stakeholders; identify gaps and opportunities along value chains and recommend strategic directions for the development of a vibrant goat industry.